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Family History Library

35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
+1 801-240-6996
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The Family History Library has the largest collection of genealogical information in one place. The focus of the Family History Library is to help guests make personal family discoveries.
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35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
+1 801-240-6996
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

The lovely volunteers who work at the research center are very helpful. But if you want to accomplish anything, you really need several hours. They have microfilms and lots of books to research. I only had about 2 hours, but learned about some new search...More

Thank J-W
Reviewed September 18, 2016

The assistance we received was excellent and we would thoroughly recommend a visit for anyone who might be interested in researching their family history, even if it is only a slight interest. The process was explained in a way that was very easily understood.

Thank rgandlg
Reviewed September 16, 2016

We found out so many things about our family ancestry. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff. Fun hour.

Thank AimeeLally
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Do not hesitate to visit even if you are just beginning your family research. There are plenty of people who are eager to help you get started on discovering your family's roots.

Thank FLGrams
Reviewed September 15, 2016

We wandered in and were asked if we wanted to do some family history research. Unfortunately the computers weren't working quite the way they were supposed to but the Elder gave us info to follow up in our own local community.

Thank leneyB
Reviewed September 14, 2016

The folks in the library do what they can for you, whether or not you are a member of the lds church

Thank JanuarySkier
Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is the biggest, most comprehensive genealogy library in the world. If you are a family history buff, you MUST make a trip here. I've spent hours and hours looking up marriage certificates, death certificates, pictures of grave stones, etc. etc. It was like a...More

Thank maureenmiles
Reviewed September 14, 2016

We went to the Family History Library primarily to sign up for their amazing family computer search engine. We were a little uncomfortable at first, fearing that the employees might attempt to discuss their Mormon Religion (as was the case when touring The Beehive House)....More

Thank Irish_Harry
Reviewed September 13, 2016

I have known of this learning centre for several years whilst doing family history research. I have been trying to unlock a particular brick wall and hoped some one here could help. The staff are so helpful and the lady who helped me tried so...More

Thank JoanR1954
Reviewed September 13, 2016

The displays, films, and volunteers were all very good. We enjoyed the whole experience and would recommend it to anyone.

Thank wbryanc
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Jennifer S
September 4, 2016|
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Response from Tina W | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have an international database that the public are free to access.
August 30, 2016|
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Response from Brian A | Reviewed this property |
eight zero one two four zero six nine nine six is their main phone number
September 7, 2015|
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Response from LoriF362 | Reviewed this property |
I was at the Family Search Center which requires no reservation. I think there is a café at the front. Dress would be modest. I now realize the Family History Library is in a different building. The Family Search Center... More